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tr.v. fore·cast or fore·cast·ed, fore·cast·ing, fore·casts
1. To estimate or predict in advance, especially to predict (weather conditions) by analysis of meteorological data. See Synonyms at predict.
2. To serve as an advance indication of; foreshadow: price increases that forecast inflation.
A prediction, as of coming events or conditions: The weather forecast stated that it would rain.
[Middle English forecasten, to plan beforehand : fore-, fore- + casten, to throw, calculate, prepare; see cast.]
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|Noun||1.||forecaster - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)|
astrologer, astrologist - someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moon
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forecaster[ˈfɔːkɑːstəʳ] N (Econ, Pol, Sport) → pronosticador(a) m/f (Met) → meteorólogo/a m/f
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forecaster[ˈfɔːrkɑːstər] n (weather) → météorologiste mf; (economic) → prévisionniste mf
see also weather forecaster
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